“I have had to experience so much stupidity, so many vices, so much error, so much nausea, disillusionment and sorrow, just in order to become a child again and begin anew. I had to experience despair, I had to sink to the greatest mental depths, to thoughts of suicide, in order to experience grace.” ― Hermann Hesse
Category Archives: Fine Art
Life can be a piece of art, a magic enchantment, a fetching fairy tale or an adventurous story trimmed with alluring episodes. But it may as well be a delusive or hazardous act with many wildcat players seeming to be what they are actually not. ― Erik Pevernagie
Intimacy (Expressionism) – Inspired by Edward Munch’s Paintings
At the start of the twentieth century, an artistic tendency swept through Europe, spurred on by resistance to bourgeois culture and a fervent search for rejuvenated creativity. It came to be known as Expressionism. Words that characterise Expressionist artists and Expressionist art are self, psyche, body, sexuality, nature and spirit.
I was once a face, recognisable even in the flickering flock of five hundred with its flawless beauty. See me now, who is turned into two faces, one that the world sees and knows, and the one concealed behind my mask of demeanour, trying to break the rules of social acceptance.